With the popular MMORPG series Lineage, Korean publisher NCSOFT topped the list of highest grossing RPG mobile game publishers of 2022.
Japanese publishers maintain their leading position in the global RPG mobile game market. Meanwhile, Chinese publishers NetEase, 37 Interactive Entertainment and Tencent ranked at number 1, 2, 3 and 9 respectively on the list.
37Games has taken the top spot in overseas sales of Chinese RPG mobile game makers. In the first three quarters of 2022, the apocalyptic survival-themed RPG mobile game Puzzles & Survival from the company attracted nearly $450 million in overseas markets, topping the revenue list. overseas of Chinese RPG mobile game. At the same time, the company also won the first place in terms of overseas sales with sales of more than 600 million USD.
In the first three quarters of 2022, overseas revenue on the App Store and Google Play of RPG mobile games by Youai Huyu, publisher of Idle Girl, surpassed US$200 million, ranking second on the sales list. overseas revenue of RPG mobile game publishers.
The China Audiovisual and Digital Publishing Association has made the decision to suspend the China Game Industry Annual Meeting originally scheduled to be held in Guangzhou between December and the Games Industry Association. China eSports Industry Annual Meeting to be held in Shenzhen until further notice. Currently, the Covid epidemic situation in the mainland is complicated, so games industry conferences have to be delayed.
As one of the game industry’s most important annual conferences on the mainland, the China Game Industry Annual Meeting is always an important opportunity to summarize achievements, set forth policy Books, market trends and the development of the game industry influence the strategy of Chinese game makers. The China Game Industry Annual Conference in 2020 and 2021 was held in Guangzhou.
It is worth noting that, from a market perspective, this year’s China Game Industry Annual Conference attracts special attention. On the one hand, in April this year, the Council restarted the issue of version numbers after 9 months, but did not issue version numbers in May and October 2022, which also brought more attention to the outside world. .